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Victor Osimhen has had Nigerians beaming with pride and confidence following his exceptional performance at the ongoing AFCON tournament. Here’s all you need to know about the energetic hustler on the field.

Victor James Osimhen was born to a Nigerian family on December 29, 1998. He hails from the Esan South East region of Edo State in Nigeria, and his native language is Ishan.

Addressed professionally as Victor Osimhen, he is a celebrated footballer. His journey as a Nigerian football player has been one that has impressed many, especially with his dedication, perseverance, and natural skill. When he was a child, he had a love for football and would often play with his friends on the streets of Lagos. His father, Patrick Osimhen, has been a crucial figure in both his personal life and football career. He played a vital role in supporting and nurturing Osimhen’s passion for football from an early age. Today, Osimhen has emerged as one of Africa’s most promising young players, with a bright future in the sport.

The football star’s talent was spotted early on by the Nigerian U-17 team while he was still playing for the Ultimate Strikers Academy. He rose to stardom in 2015 when he led them to victory in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, impressing everyone with his skills. His performance even earned him the Golden Boot and runner-up for best player of the tournament

After winning the tournament, Victor Osimhen joined German side VfL Wolfsburg. However, he initially struggled to secure a starting spot and was loaned to Belgian club Charleroi for a season. There, he thrived, scoring 20 goals across all competitions, which caught the eye of French club Lille.

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Victor Osimhen’s first season in France’s Ligue 1 was impressive. He won fans over with his outstanding performance, scoring 18 goals and even earning Player of the Month honours.

In 2020, he joined the Italian powerhouse Napoli for a staggering €70 million, becoming one of the most expensive African players ever.

Victor Osimhen is not only a talented footballer but also a generous philanthropist. He has donated to various worthy causes in Nigeria, including helping families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. He has always demonstrated a strong character for teamwork and community.

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On the national stage, Osimhen has shone for the Super Eagles since his debut in 2017. He scored his first goal in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier and played a key role in their qualification for the tournament. His three goals in the competition further cemented his importance to the team.

Despite his career success, Osimhen has encountered setbacks, and injuries have sometimes sidelined him. But through these challenges, he’s shown resilience and determination, always coming back stronger. Victor Osimhen has often praised his father in interviews, crediting him with shaping his work ethic and focus, even through challenges. According to him, his father’s guidance played a big role in making him one of the world’s most promising young football players.

His journey is a story of hard work, dedication, and passion for the sport. At the moment, he is not married and has no children.

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Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna Jr. Wins Bronze Medal On Global Table Tennis Stage

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A young Nigerian table tennis star, Quadri Aruna Jr., has made his mark on the world stage. Following in the footsteps of his legendary father, Quadri Aruna Sr., the talented 11-year-old secured a thrilling bronze medal at the prestigious World Table Tennis Youth Contender Cup.

His impressive performance, showcasing both skill and determination, is a shining example of rising talent in the sport and a source of immense pride for Nigeria. This bronze medal is just the beginning of what promises to be an exciting journey for the young player on the international table tennis scene.

The Aruna family’s table tennis dynasty continues to shine. Young Quadri Aruna Jr.’s recent victory adds another beautiful chapter to their legacy, showcasing his unwavering dedication and grit. This achievement fills Nigeria with immense pride, as the young athlete becomes a beacon of inspiration for aspiring sports fans across the nation.

His relentless pursuit of excellence on the table serves as a powerful reminder that dreams, coupled with hard work, can truly become reality.

The jubilant cheers echoed as congratulations rained down on young Quadri Aruna Jr., a rising star in the world of table tennis. His triumphant bronze medal at the recent tournament marked the exciting beginning of a promising career.

The nation is proud of his victory, drawing inspiration from his dedication and talent. This young athlete, like a beacon, shines brightly, urging other aspiring players to chase their dreams and excel on the court.

The Aruna family’s legacy in table tennis continues to flourish, with young Quadri carrying the torch and promising a future brimming with success for Nigerian sports.

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Taiwo Awoniyi Sets A Premier League Record

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Nigeria’s star striker, Taiwo Awoniyi, has etched his name in the English Premier League history books. He recently claimed the coveted title of “Highest Shot Conversion Rate” since the previous season commenced. His impressive feat has turned heads across the league, solidifying his position as a player to watch.

Taiwo Awoniyi, the Nigerian striker, is currently on loan at Nottingham Forest from Liverpool.

Despite being sidelined for 12 games due to injuries, he has delivered an impressive performance on the pitch.

In fact, his performance has surpassed that of other well-known players. One of the players is Erling Haaland, the Norwegian striker who currently plays for Borussia Dortmund. Others include Hee-Chan Hwang from RB Leipzig, Callum Wilson from Newcastle United, Diogo Jota from Liverpool, and Ivan Toney from Brentford.

Taiwo Awoniyi is currently firing on all cylinders. Reports reveal a remarkable shot conversion rate of 28.6%. This shot conversion exceeds even the prolific Erling Haaland of Manchester City, whose rate sits at 26.1%.

What makes this feat even more impressive? While Haaland boasts a higher total of 52 goals since last season, Awoniyi has achieved his success with just 16 goals. This means he’s making the most of his chances, converting them into goals at a rate that surpasses even some of the league’s top scorers.

Following his triumphant return from injury, Taiwo Awoniyi has been on a tear for Nottingham Forest. He has netted twice in his last five matches. His crucial opening goal in the 2-0 triumph over West Ham United proved instrumental in propelling the team further away from the dreaded relegation zone.

While his dream of representing Nigeria at the 2023 AFCON tournament may have been put on hold, Taiwo Awoniyi’s unwavering commitment to his club is evident.

As the team gears up for a Premier League clash against Aston Villa, all eyes will be glued to Awoniyi. Football stans are eager to see if he can maintain his exceptional form.

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These African Countries Are Set To Clash As AFCON 2025 Qualifier Kicks Off

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The road to the AFCON 2025 (Africa Cup of Nations) begins for eight determined nations on March 20th, 2024!

The excitement is visible as the Confederation of African Football (CAF) officially announced the preliminary round draw in Cairo, Egypt, following the conclusion of the 34th AFCON tournament in Cote d’Ivoire earlier this month.

In this first stage of qualifying, football fans will witness four captivating clashes: Somalia will lock horns with Eswatini, while Sao Tome and South Sudan prepare for a thrilling encounter. Meanwhile, Chad and Mauritius will be vying for dominance, and Djibouti and Liberia gear up for an electrifying match.

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These preliminary fixtures promise to be a thrilling prelude to the main event as each team strives to earn their place among the elite contenders for the prestigious AFCON 2025 (Africa Cup of Nations) title.

According to CAF, “a total of 52 nations will be engaged for the CAF Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2025 qualifiers.”

The qualifiers will begin with a preliminary stage.

During this stage, the eight nations that are ranked the lowest according to the FIFA Rankings will compete against each other in matches that involve two legs. This means that each team will play one match at their home stadium and one away. Only the four teams that emerge victorious from this stage will advance to join the other 44 teams in the group stage. In the group stage, all 48 teams will compete to qualify for the main tournament.

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